Wednesday, 28 May 2014

A night of magic and miracles

The Kupala Night
20 May 2014 | From Katya of Belarus

Kupala Night, also known as Ivan Kupala Day (Feast of St. John the Baptist),  is celebrated in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia currently on the night of 6/7 July in the Gregorian or New Style calendar.

The Ivan Kupala Night is one of the most popular folk feasts of Belarus. This night is meant to help you understand the beauty of the world. The tradition to celebrate the Kupala night that has reached our days from the depth of centuries represents the flush of the powers of nature. The Kupala ceremony looks a lot like some magic rituals.

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